Commentaries

Commentaries



China’s Growing Influence in Cambodia

13 Sep 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



China’s New Maritime Traffic Safety Law could Challenge Innocent Passage

06 Sep 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



China’s ‘Trademarking Strategy’ in South China Sea

25 Aug 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Afghan Question and the Way Forward

18 Aug 2021

Dr. R Srinivasan



India and Vietnam Expound Principles for the Oceans and Seas

17 Aug 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Vietnam receives high priority in the SEA tour by US Secretary of Defense

05 Aug 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Remarks by Ambassador Lalit Mansingh, Chairman, Kalinga International Foundation titled "Remarks by Ambassador Lalit Mansingh at the Stratbase ADR Institute Foreign Policy Forum held at Manila, Philippines on 12 July 2021"


US’ training aid to Bakamla: How far can it go?

08 July 2021

Mr. Siswanto Rusdi



South China Sea Dispute: Vietnam’s Preference for Diplomacy over Arbitration

08 July 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Prospects for Malaysia and India in the Indo-Pacific Region

06 July 2021

Dr. Tharishini Krishnan



China’s Behavior since 2016 PCA Ruling

06 July 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



The Looming Taiwan factor in the Group of Seven Summit 2021

28 June 2021

Dr. Teshu Singh



US - Philippines Visiting Forces Agreement

28 June 2021

Dr Pankaj Jha



‘Group of Seven’ promotes alternate to Chinese Belt and Road Initiative

23 June 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



US China sabre rattling in South China Sea continues

23 June 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



The Ruins of a Majestic City

24 May 2021

Jalandhar Dev



Vietnam’s defends its strategic interests in the South China Sea

12 May 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Vietnam continues to add gravitas to the ASEAN

10 May 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Nepal and Indo-Pacific

06 May 2021

Mr. Mukti Suvedi



Indonesian Submarine Disaster: Geostrategic Significance and Implications for Indo-Pacific

30 Apr 2021

Commodore CP Srivastava (Retd.)



India’s Abstention over Sri Lanka HRC Resolution: A Critique

13 Apr 2021

Dr. R Srinivasan



Vietnam should watch for emerging Multiple Quads

01 Apr 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Code of Conduct for South China Sea: Will Vietnam’s Chairship 0f 2020 Yield Results

01 Apr 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



QUAD vs. RCEP: A Geo-economic Appraisal

31 Mar 2021

Dr. R Srinivasan



The 24th Anniversary of IORA and Vision Ahead

31 Mar 2021

Ms. Madvee Jane Moteea



ASEAN in 2021 and Challenges for Member States

15 Mar 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



COVID 19: Vietnam succeeds in controlling the Third Wave

11 Mar 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Myanmar’s Political Crisis: The Limits of ASEAN’s Non-Interference Principle

27 Feb 2021

Professor Shankari Sundararaman



Philippines Military could soon have Indian Missiles in its Inventory

27 Feb 2021

Dr Pankaj K Jha



Vietnam’s Economy all set to Grow

09 Feb 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Multilateralism is rooted in Vietnam’s International, Regional and Bilateral Engagements

04 Feb 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



National Congress will add Impetus to Vietnam’s Economic Development

31 Jan 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Chinese Fishing Trawlers: High Seas Robbers in India’s Backyard

31 Jan 2021

Dr. Kumar A.



Reinstating Ties: Wang Yi’s Timely Trip to Southeast Asia

30 Jan 2021

Dr. Teshu Singh



Time for China to Leave Indian Ocean and Return Home

20 Jan 2021

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Signaling an End: Indonesia’s Battle with Jemmah Islamiyah

28 Dec 2020

Professor Shankari Sundararaman



Vietnam and India Should Build Synergies in the United Nations in 2021

14 Dec 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Vietnam and Japan Relations Continue to Flourish under Yoshihide Suga

07 Dec 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



India Vietnam Commit to Strengthening Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

03 Dec 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Joe Biden and Taiwan: Continuity or Change?

30 Nov 2020

Dr. Teshu Singh



Chinese Political Leadership Endorses Military Modernisation

26 Nov 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



India’s Dilemma with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

26 Nov 2020

Professor Shankari Sundararaman



India and Japan Expand Cooperation in Industry 4.0 Technologies

20 Nov 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Pandemic Woes, Digital Deficits andEthnic Uncertainties : Myanmar’s Electoral Challenge

30 Oct 2020

Professor Shankari Sundararaman



ASEAN 2020 Chairmanship: Vietnam Injects Momentum

23 Oct 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Post-COVID-19 Chinese Economy and Push for Localization

14 Oct 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



China, the South China Sea and a new Template for India-Vietnam Relations

14 Oct 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



India Explores Soft Options at Virtual Summit with Sri Lanka

08 Oct 2020

Dr. Sripathi Narayanan



China’s Propaganda Strategy for South China Sea

30 Sep 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Escalating Tensions in the Cross-Strait Relations

30 Sep 2020

Dr. Teshu Singh



Tensions in North Natuna Sea : A Glance at Bakamla Capabilities

29 Sep 2020

Mr. Siswanto Rusdi



ASEAN-Japan Partnership Makes Headway Despite COVID-19

06 Sep 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



ASEAN-US Relations Consolidate under Vietnam Chairmanship

03 Sep 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



ASEAN Emboldened after US ups the Ante in South China Sea

31 Aug 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Thailand’s Democratic Deficit: Protesting Amidst a Pandemic

27 Aug 2020

Professor Shankari Sundararaman



US ups the Ante in South China Sea; but Opportunities Open for ASEAN

08 Aug 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



China in post-COVID Times: Internal Fault Lines have added to its Worries

04 Aug 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



China in the post COVID-19 Times : External Challenges

19 July 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



US China Contestation Worries ASEAN

17 July 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Traffic Separation Scheme in the Sunda Strait and Lombok Strait: Impact on International Shipping

07 July 2020

Mr. Siswanto Rusdi



IUU Fishing along East African Coast : Threats to Human Security

07 July 2020

Dr. Kumar A



Dealing With Covid the `Duterte’ Way: Tightening the Political Grip

26 June 2020

Professor Shankari Sundararaman



Taiwan: Centerpiece in US-China Political and Military Chessboard

24 June 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



Philippines Infuses New Life in its Relationship with the US

18 June 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja



China’s South China Sea Talks Offer: Why Indonesia Should be Hesitant?

11 June 2020

Mr. Siswanto Rusdi


Going Digital in Global Politics: Conducting International Relations in the Digital Space

04 June 2020

Ms Swati Ganeshan


Gulf Security in Flux amid COVID-19 Pandemic

20 May 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


Indonesian Seamen in the Middle of Chinese Fishing Industry

16 May 2020

Mr. Siswanto Rusdi


India and ASEAN COVID-19 Response:Time to Recall ADMM Plus

15 May 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


Non Traditional Security: Southeast Asia and COVID-19

14 May 2020

Professor Shankari Sundararaman


The “Indo” in the “Indo-Pacific”—An Indian View

30 April 2020

Ambassador Yogendra Kumar and Dr Probal K. Ghosh


US and Iran: Hostile Maneuvers and War of Tweets Undermine Persian Gulf Security

26 April 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


Rohingya Community in Times of Pandemic

20 April 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


India Extra Gangem

10 April 2020

Mr Iwan Pranoto


China’s Health Silk Road

31 March 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


Omnibus Law Bill: Supportive or Destructive for Indonesia’s Maritime Sector?

27 March 2020

Mr Siswanto Rusdi


Maritime Capacity Building drives India’s Engagements with Indian Ocean Commission

21 March 2020

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


India-France Maritime Cooperation

16 March 2020

Ms Amruta Karambelkar


COVID-19 and Vietnam’s Chairmanship of the ASEAN

28 February 2020

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Pauk-Phaw Revisited: History Coming Full Circle

28 February 2020

Professor Shankari Sundararaman


Contestation leads IGAD Initiatives

18 February 2020

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


The US-Taiwan Relations and the Re-election of Tsai Ing-wen

11 February 2020

Dr Teshu Singh


‘Artificial Intelligence’ Capacity Building Takes Root in Indian Ocean

31 January 2020

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Face Off : Indonesia’s Efforts to Reclaim the North Natuna Sea

29 January 2020

Professor Shankari Sundararaman


Deepening India-Japan Maritime Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

29 January 2020

Dr Pragya Pandey


Riverine Warfare : Emerging Trend in the Rakhine Conflict in Myanmar

27 January 2020

Jaideep Chanda


SEZs and Economic Corridors Symbolize Economic Dynamism in Bay of Bengal

16 January 2020

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Strategic Rethink Needed Post COP25

15 January 2020

Ms Madvee Jane Moteea


Defending the Indefensible: Myanmar and the International Court of Justice

26 December 2019

Professor Shankari Sundararaman


Making UNFCCC Blue

26 December 2019

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Domain Awareness: Maritime or Marine?

16 December 2019

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


“Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative”: A Benign Grand Strategy in Making?

30 November 2019

Dr Vivek Mishra


Singapore’s POFMA Law: Riding the Fault-line between Regulation and Dissent

30 November 2019

Professor Shankari Sundararaman


Indo-Pacific Strategic Contestation Results in Infrastructure Development Competition

25 November 2019

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


Indo-Pacific Needs a New Narrative

16 November 2019

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


China Could Soon Start Mining Seabed in Indian Ocean

31 October 2019

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


Mahathir at the UNGA: Undermining Malaysia’s Long Standing Pillar of Non- Interference

23 October 2019

Professor Shankari Sundararaman


Sino Indian Informal Summits –Wuhan, Mahabalipuram and Beyond

19 October 2019

Ambassador Vishnu Prakash


Indian Navy’s Strategy for Indo-Pacific

19 October 2019

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Taiwan’s Position on the Indo-Pacific

15 October 2019

Dr Teshu Singh


Capital Woes: Mandalanusa or Nusantaria

27 September 2019

Professor Shankari Sundararaman


Arctic Features in India’s Geoeconomic Schema

23 September 2019

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Asian Contestation in Africa’s Infrastructure Development

11 September 2019

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


India must invigorate the BCIM Economic Corridor

04 September 2019

Ms G.Padmaja


Blue Bonds for Bay of Bengal

24 August 2019

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


Greater Focus on MGC for Closer CLMV Linkages

17 August 2019

Ms Sana Hashmi


Vanguard Stand-off: Usual or Unusual?

16 August 2019

Dr. Vo Xuan Vinh


Call for a Third Pole Council

09 August 2019

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Timor Ratifies Maritime Boundary Treaty with Australia

31 July 2019

Dr Pankaj Jha


Tough Road Ahead for Abe to Revise Constitution

30 July 2019

Dr Rajaram Panda


Mountain Economy: New Agenda under BIMSTEC

19 July 2019

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


ASEAN’s Outlook on the Indo-Pacific (AOIP): A ‘Work in Progress’

08 July 2019

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Renewable Energy Cooperation among Mekong Ganga Countries

28 June 2019

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Abe’s Mediation Role in US-Iran Stand-off Laudable

21 June 2019

Dr Rajaram Panda


Multiple Quads Precede Aggressive Posturing at Shangri-La Dialogue

10 June 2019

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


India’s Road to the Indo-Pacific

29 May 2019

Ms Sana Hashmi


"Community with a Shared Future": Chinese Catchphrase or Intent

18 May 2019

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Geo-political and Strategic Challenges and Diplomatic Priorities the New Government must Address

18 May 2019

Ambassador Vishnu Prakash


Chinese Inroads in Nepal and Bhutan: Challenges for Indian Diplomacy

14 May 2019

Ambassador Vishnu Prakash


Trump Administration and US-Vietnam Relations

08 May 2019

Dr Tilottama Mukherjee


China’s Heritage Diplomacy in Cambodia Goes Digital

03 May 2019

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


Connecting Indonesia-India Maritime Domain

02 May 2019

Mr Siswanto Rusdi


Is the Belt Road Initiative a ‘Public Good’?

22 April 2019

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


Why Canada Should Engage the Indo-Pacific as it Pushes its Innovation Agenda

15 April 2019

Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia


Belt and Road Forum: The Dilemmas of Participation

14 April 2019

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


Rule of Law and the Belt and Road Initiative

08 April 2019

Dr. Madhumita Kothari


AUSINDEX 2019: An Assessment

04 April 2019

Professor Manish


Thailand’s Subscription to China’s Belt and Road Initiative

31 March 2019

Dr. Pankaj Jha


China’s Defence and Foreign Policy Guidelines Post NPC 2019

30 March 2019

Dr. Avinash Godbole


An ASEAN Trio in Transition

30 March 2019

Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia


On the Up: Defence Spending in Indo-Pacific

29 March 2019

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


China in Cambodia: Challenges of Friendship

25 March 2019

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


Lao PDR: Juggling Ties

26 February 2019

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


French Act East – and Beyond the Sea – Policy?

23 February 2019

Dr. Eric Frécon


The Second Trump-Kim Summit: Reflections on Vietnam, US, and China

19 February 2019

Dr. David Koh


US-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty:
Dilemmas of “maintain it, strengthen it, or scrap it”

14 February 2019

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


Cambodia Courts China to Fend Off Western Pressures

30 January 2019

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


China ‘Unification’ and Taiwan ‘No Concessions’ drive East Asian Security

25 January 2019

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja


Sustaining Maritime Vision for Indonesia

14 January 2019

Mr Siswanto Rusdi


The Tuas Incident: A Challenge to ASEAN and Its Vision of International Order

04 January 2019

Dr David Koh


US’ Indo-Pacific Framework is Now Complete

26 December 2018

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Indian Ocean Outreach

23 December 2018

Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia


Chinese Perspective on Indo-Pacific

17 December 2018

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


New Security Environment Shapes Japanese Naval Plans

11 December 2018

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Colombo’s Perceptions

06 December 2018

Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia


Will the new framework help resolve Japan-Russia territorial dispute?

05 December 2018

*Shamshad A. Khan


US and China Enter a New Era of Strategic Competition

29 November 2018

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Looking Beyond the Optics

25 November 2018

Professor Shankari Sundararaman


Japan Commits to Join BRI

22 November 2018

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


India Vietnam Trade and Investment Linkages

12 November 2018

Ms Quach Thi Hue


Modi’s Japan Visit Deepens India-Japan Ties

05 November 2018

Dr Rajaram Panda


Our Ocean Conference 2018 : What are Indonesia’s Expectations?

30 October 2018

Mr Siswanto Rusdi


China Woos India with New Model of Partnership for Belt Road Initiative

22 October 2018

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Indo - Pacific : Is there a Need for New Formulation?

13 October 2018

Dr Pankaj Jha


Myanmar Embraces China’s Belt Road Initiative

5 October 2018

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


Cambodia’s Elections and the Entrenchment of Hun Sen

25 September 2018

Professor Shankari Sundararaman


Rule Based Order in South China Sea and Mahathir’s Vision

20 September 2018

Dr Vijay Sakhuja


India and the RCEP: Singapore Meetings and Beyond

10 September 2018

Professor Amita Batra


ASEAN Takes Baby Steps Towards Indo-Pacific

05 September 2018

Dr Vijay Sakhuja

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